A coalition of nonprofit environmental organizations has asked some 150 taxing districts to consider opting out of Linn County’s $1.4 billion class action lawsuit against the Oregon Department of Forestry. 15 more words
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Unemployment dropped slightly in Linn and Benton counties in October, according to figures released by the Oregon Employment Department on Tuesday.
In previous months, the unemployment rate had risen despite hiring increases as more people started searching for work, said Patrick O’Connor, state regional economist. 9 more words
This week, two more counties in Iowa — Linn and Wapello — joined Johnson County in setting a countywide minimum wage. In Linn County, the wage will rise to $10.25 by January 2019, while Wapello County followed Johnson County’s lead in raising the wage to $10.10 in three installments. 577 more words
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (AP) — Linn County supervisors have taken a first step toward increasing the county’s minimum wage.
It happened on Highway 1, south of Mount Vernon, Saturday, Aug. 27. I was driving at probably close to 60 mph (I know, the speed limit is 55, I wasn’t that far over), when suddenly, to my right, a bright orange butterfly came flitting towards the path of my van. 874 more words
Jenna Ladd | August 8, 2016
This week’s On The Radio segment takes a closer look at Cedar Rapid’s first-ever sustainability coordinator and University of Iowa graduate, Eric Holthaus. 352 more words